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Address: Sultan Park, Male
Phone Number: (960) 332 2254
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Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00

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The Museum in the maldives

i visited one rainy afternoon, payed 100 Rupies. the museum it's plenty of history and inside there are an Policy museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
agusticassa
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Girona, Spain
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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42 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The exhibits are mainly collections from the palace but the display certainly needs more work. Not much is written to describe the history of exhibits. The museum is 2 storey but not much to see and looks sparse and layout is underwhelming. Foreigners pay 100 Maldivian Rupees for entry, so if time does not permit, you can definitely skip this.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small museum and not much to show...I think it might be a bit hapahzardly put together to see a more historical / educational part of maldives....but well really it is not much at all

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Girona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i visited one rainy afternoon, payed 100 Rupies. the museum it's plenty of history and inside there are an Policy museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The exhibits and timelines covered are underwhelming and hopefully in time as more resources are able to be devoted to the museum a better array of information, culture and history can be gathered for display.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

İts simple and very well decorated museum. İf you want to know how islander people lived in 15.th to 18.th century in very much difficulties.You must deen on this museum

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Antalya, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Includes artifacts that covers a range of topics (old kings, language, money, boats, household items) and eras. Has a separate section solely for marine fish and fauna of the Maldives. Was hoping to see more of the idols the locals worshiped when the nation followed Buddhism, but they were not displayed.

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

One of the few tourist things to do in Male. They appear to b working on expanding it so it may get more interesting in the future. If you read EVERYTHING it's good for an hour. It is air conditioned so worth a mid day wander.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Explore whole history of Male and the islands of Maldives in this museum. Dinosaur's carcass portrait and ancient weapons showcase are awesome.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very nice Islamic museum. nice to see a lot of historical things at once. If you visit Male you should also visit here

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Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The museum covers how Maldivians live, the evolution of their writing system, weapons, coins and banknotes, and more. It occupies only a small part of the large building, however.

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